The Parish of St. Thomas, Werneth


Welcome to the home page of St. Thomas' Church, Werneth, on the Coppice in Oldham.

St. Thomas' is one of many parish churches in the Church of England. It is part of the Diocese of Manchester.

We work closely with the parish of St. Paul, Oldham.

The Notices

  • Supportive Comments for the Repointing & Stonework Project All are strongly encouraged to write supportive comments towards on the sheets provided. This will show evidence of community support to funders.
  • Appeal for money for repointing the church The total raised currently stands at £2,405. If you wish to donate, and you pay tax, please fill out the Gift Aid envelope. If you don't pay tax, OR are donating cash, please use the standard envelope. Please give generously. This work is important to draft and weather proof the church, to reduce our heating bill, and stop the fabric deteriorating. Many thanks.
  • Festival of Light If you would like to go, please email Nick TODAY, or sign up on the Telegram list TODAY. Children welcome. We meet at Oldham bus station at 6:15pm on Monday. Food provided.
  • Farsi/Dari Discussion Group takes place on Thursday at 10:00 am.
  • English Class takes place on Thursday at 1:00 pm.
  • Christmas Cards Sunday School will have a Christmas Card ready for you to sign on Sunday 10 December.

Christmas Services

Festival Of Light

Rest and Refresh Poster

Regular Activities

These are the usual times of the regular activities at St. Thomas'.

If you would like to book make a booking, please contact Rev Nick.

But please make sure that there is no activity already taking place at your preferred time.

10:30 amSt. Thomas' Sunday Worship
10:30 am
(1st & 2nd Sundays of month)
St. Thomas' Sunday School
1:30 pmBrethren in Christ Church
2:00 pm
(2nd Monday of the month)
Chai & Chat
10:15 amChai & Connect
6:30 pmXanadu Dance Troupe
6:30 pmXanadu Dance Troupe
9:00 amSchool Service
10:00 amFarsi / Dari Discussion Group
1:00 pm
(not school holidays)
English Conversation Class
4:00 pm
(starts 30 November)
Impact Mixed Martial Arts
7:30 pm
(1st & 3rd Thursdays)
Oldham Camera Club


If you would like to look around St. Thomas' Church with a group or by yourself, please contact Revd. Nick Andrewes to make arrangements. Alternatively, you are welcome to do so while the church is open on a Thursday or a Sunday morning.


Sunday 3 December 2023

10:30 am

Advent Sunday

Holy Communion

St. Thomas' Church

Sunday 10 December 2023

10:30 am

2nd Sunday in Advent

Morning Prayer

St. Thomas' Church

Sunday 10 December 2023

12:00 pm

2nd Sunday in Advent

Farsi / Dari Eucharist

St. Thomas' Church

Monday 11 December 2023

2:30 pm

School Parents' Association

St. Thomas' Church